Sparsholt, Berkshire Family History Guide

Sparsholt is an Ancient Parish in the county of Berkshire. Kingston Lisle is a chapelry of Sparsholt.

Other places in the parish include: Fawler.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Sparsholt

  • Childrey
  • Stanford in the Vale
  • Lambourn
  • Baulking with Woolstone
  • Kingston Lisle

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Sparsholt, 2 miles S.W. Wantage. P. 903.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


Marriages at Sparsholt 1559-1812

Marriages at Sparsholt 1559-1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


  • County: Berkshire
  • Civil Registration District: Wantage
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
  • Diocese: Post-1835 - Oxford, Pre-1836 - Salisbury
  • Rural Deanery: Abingdon
  • Poor Law Union: Wantage
  • Hundred: Shrivenham; Wantage
  • Province: Canterbury